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Should fresh eggs be kept in the carton in the refrigerator?


Store fresh eggs in the carton, large end up. Don't remove eggs from the carton and store in the refrigerator door. This causes loss of quality and the eggs may absorb odors.
 

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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